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THE STORYTELLERS: Karon Liu

Like many journalists, Karon Liu didn’t exactly choose Food as his beat. Food journalism—outside of restaurant criticism—wasn’t on his radar. “Here’s the buzziest restaurant where the celebs are going to”: Liu wasn’t interested. It wasn’t until Liu started writing about it that he discovered the breadth of food and its centrality to our societies.... Read More...

86’ed: My Life As I Knew It

Then food saved me. We had epic, epic meals. At five-feet tall, my grandma would tower over my poor aunts like a drill sergeant inspecting troops; mulling over every dumpling for aesthetic perfection and ladling into the fish maw soup to ensure it was up to her standards. ... Read More...

Tabassum Wyne is the Kashmiri Foodie

Tabassum Wyne grew up watching The Food Network. At that time, says Wyne, “I hardly saw any people of colour or visible Muslims.” She didn’t see women in particular with whom she could identify. This would later motivate her greatly in food, in Canadian politics, and in her life in general. ... Read More...

Write a Cookbook, Save Your Soul

A cookbook can be a way to put a piece of you out in the world, to share your vision and tell your story. 2020 has become a year for soul searching, a time to contemplate all the hustles available. How do you sustain your brand while the world rebuilds? ... Read More...